West Riding

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West Riding

(Placename) (until 1974) an administrative division of Yorkshire, now part of West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Cumbria, and Lancashire
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West′ Ri′ding

(ˈraɪ dɪŋ)
a former administrative division of Yorkshire, in N England.
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Huddersfield's opponents are in bottom place and West Riding play Halifax, so a good win should improve the team's league standing.
However, West Riding grabbed one just before the break in the form of a long-range strike which nestled into the top corner - robbing North's Liam Renwick of a first clean sheet.
Worsted manufacturing in Yorkshire gained a foothold as far east as Leeds and the county town of Wakefield, but the industry's main concentration lay across the western edge of the West Riding. The sprawling neighboring parishes of Halifax and Bradford, and their respective outlying areas, constituted the core manufacturing district, in some places completely displacing woollen production.
"Some of the football which was displayed by all three teams - Nottinghamshire, West Riding and West Lancashire - was exceptional and once again the experience of playing against the very best players from other parts of the country is invaluable."
However, they hardly had time to celebrate for within two minutes West Riding's advantage was restored with a Matthew Oxer goal.
Simmental x: pounds 670 Little Dean (20m); pounds 650 Tilesheds (18m); pounds 635 Hedley West Riding (18m); pounds 630 South Linden (16m); pounds 625 Hedley Park (14m); pounds 618 Langley West House (15m) & Hedley Park (15m); pounds 612 Hedley Park (15m); pounds 610 South Linden (15m) & Hedley Park (14m); pounds 608 Hedley Park (14m); pounds 605 Low Staples (16m); pounds 592 Langley West House (14m); pounds 570 Manor Farm (12m)
David said: "I was pleased that over 1,000 ties were purchased by brethren here in Yorkshire, West Riding - a marvellous tribute and one which has enabled us to make this very special donation."
David Pratt, the Provincial Grand Master of the province of Yorkshire West Riding, said: "I'm very pleased we've been able to assist both Kirkwood Hospice and Forget Me Not Children's Hospice.
Forty years ago, the West Riding pub was one of the popular music venues in town with Billy behind the decks and he will be playing sounds to revive memories of the period.
A large number of clubs in West Riding have been successful in securing investment from the FA through the Football Foundation.
In October 1968, the separate police boroughs of Huddersfield, Dewsbury, West Riding, Halifax and Wakefield City joined Barnsley and Doncaster to form the West Yorkshire Constabulary, the starting point for what is now West Yorkshire Police.
2PM WEST Riding County Amateur Football League - Cup - Longfields Recreation Ground.

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